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Performance Evaluation of CE-OFDM in PLC Channel
El ghzaoui Mohammed, Belkadid Jamal, Benbassou Ali
Pages - 318 - 328     |    Revised - 31-01-2011     |    Published - 08-02-2011
Volume - 4   Issue - 6    |    Publication Date - January / February  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
OFDM, CE-OFDM, CPM, BER, PAPR
ABSTRACT
One major drawback associated with an OFDM system is that the transmitter’s output signal may have a high peak-to-average ratio (PAPR). High levels of PAR may be a limiting factor for power line communication (PLC) where regulatory bodies have fixed the maximum amount of transmit power. To overcome this problem, many approaches have been presented in the literature. One potential solution for reducing the peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) in an OFDM system is to utilize a constant envelope OFDM (CE-OFDM) system. This paper describes a CE-OFDM based modem for Power Line Communications (PLC) over the low voltage distribution network. The impact of the electrical appliances on the signal transmission is investigated. The good performances of the BER have been checked by the simulation platform of real PLC channel using Matlab. Finally, CE-OFDM-CPM is compared with conventional OFDM under HomePlug AV.
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Mr. El ghzaoui Mohammed
EST - Morocco
elghzaoui.mohammed@gmail.com
Professor Belkadid Jamal
EST - Morocco
Mr. Benbassou Ali
- Morocco